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The Public Transport Authority, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has recently decorated a host of taxi franchise companies operating in Dubai in recognition of their excellent performance in delivering classy services to taxi riders in the Emirate.
Mattar Al Tayer, Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has announced the launch of the Best Dubai Taxi Operator award in terms of daily performance and customers’ service, and other awards as well for the Top Ten Taxi drivers.
The Pink Caravan breast cancer awareness initiative and Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) will be launching a drive called ‘Feel for the signs’ with the aim of encouraging more women to get themselves checked in order to enable early detection and treatment.
The Public Transport Agency has called upon all owners of taxi plate numbers in the emirate of Dubai to update their personal data with regard to their ownership of these numbers at the Agency’s Franchise and Monitoring Department at Al Muhaisna Area (4) as soon as possible.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has seen an increase in the number of passengers using public transport in Dubai during the first half of 2012, with 207.48 million taking the emirate’s mass transport system. This compares with 180.54 million passengers using the Metro, public buses, water transport and taxis during the first half of 2011.
Dubai Metro is on the fast track to financial viability and is expected to break even in five years, while the bus system operated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is expected to recover costs in 2016. This follows a massive rise in passenger numbers and savings in the operations of the mass transit system. The public transport system has cut Dh1.5 billion in costs, according to the RTA.
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), is always keen on recognizing the efforts of its outstanding cabdrivers, encouraging them to do their best, and urging other drivers to follow suit in order to best represent the RTA, and serve as ambassadors to all customers hailing from various community segments.
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